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Mayors lead Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Mission to the United Kingdom

Business and flight connections strengthen ties and build relationships between regions  The mayors of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas are leading a Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport delegation to the United Kingdom, June 10-12.  The mission supports nonstop passenger and cargo flights…

New Head of Corporate for JMW

Manchester based full service law firm JMW Solicitors LLP has appointed Mike Blood as their new Head of Corporate.  Mike Blood joins JMW as Partner and Head of Corporate from Brabners. Mike was an Equity Partner at Brabners for 9 years and…

Equilibrium celebrates two years in Chester with office expansion

Leading wealth management firm, Equilibrium Asset Management, is expanding its Chester office following two successful years in the city. Equilibrium opened its Chester office in February 2013 and since then has significantly grown its client base in the area. The growing firm…

Gateley raises £30m in AIM listing

Gateley became the first commercial law firm to list on the stock exchange when its shares started trading on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) at this morning. The law firm, which has a number of UK offices including Manchester and Leeds, raised £30m…

£30K Support Prize On Offer At Venturefest

Venturefest Manchester has announced the launch of its Innovation Showcase competition, with a business support prize up to the value of £30k on offer.  Venturefest Manchester is the North West’s largest innovation event and will be hosted at Lancashire County Cricket Club…

Kuits advises Tommy Tucker on purchase of RJ Foods

Manchester commercial law firm Kuits Solicitors has advised family-run confectionary giant Tommy Tucker on the purchase of RJ Foods Limited. Tommy Tucker is the UK’s leading supplier of popcorn to the cinema industry, supplying over 55 million servings of popcorn every year…

Businesses hit the pitch for second North West football tournament

Following the success of the region’s first Football in the City match held back in March, the corporate five-a-side tournament is returning to Manchester’s state-of-the-art facility, Soccer in the City, on Friday 26 June. Back row left to right: David-Flanagan, Wayne Caunce,…

CEO’s Rank Skills Shortage as Biggest Threat to Their Business

CEOs are the most concerned about the impact of a skills shortage on their business than in the last six years, according to research by PwC. CEOs are now finding it so difficult to find people with the skills they need to…

UK Bank Enlists TheEword As It Focuses On Digital

Manchester digital marketing agency, theEword, has signed a contract with The Co-operative Bank to manage its search engine optimisation and content marketing for 2015. The Bank is headquartered in Manchester city centre andis the only UK Bank with a customer led ethical…

Exclusive: This is what dream luxury kitchens are made of!

KMP Digitata once again produces another beautiful website for luxury kitchen specialists Tom Howley. From classic to contemporary styles, Tom Howley (TM) designs and manufactures luxury handcrafted kitchens that are tailored to suit any individual needs no matter what the cost. Tom…